Stakeholder updates

We regularly share updates with our patients and stakeholders. The latest updates can be seen below. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive this update by email, please contact:

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26 March

In this edition:

  • Top Doctor says do not delay getting vaccinated
  • Surge in long Covid patients at clinic based at King George Hospital in Ilford
  • Do not delay having the vaccine during Ramadan
  • A Big Conversation, 30 March
  • Hola Mohalla – 29 March 2021





23 March

In this edition:

  • Today is the anniversary of the UK’s first Covid lockdown
  • Upcoming vaccination engagement events to encourage uptake and reduce vaccine hesitancy 
  • Ramadan and the Covid-19 vaccine
  • Read the latest bulletin for people living in north east London
  • Inter-faith quiz night
  • Community fund for covid-19 vaccination
  • Safeguarding adults is everybody’s business

19 March

In this edition:

  • Covid-19 and the vaccine explained for people with a learning disability or autism
  • A minute’s silence to reflect on a year of Covid
  • When stroke strikes, act F.A.S.T
  • 24/7 urgent mental health helplines
  • Independent Scrutineer

17 March

In this edition:

  • Temporary night time closure of the Children’s Emergency Department at King George Hospital extended until June
  • A north east London vaccine update – we’ve hit 500,000 vaccinations!
  • COVID-19 vaccine guidance in 19 languages with more to come!
  • Is your child in Reception or Year 1? Have they had their eyes and hearing tested?
  • Positive East’s online services
  • Consultation on advocacy services

11 March  

In the edition:

  • A north east London vaccine update
  • Have you been pregnant during the COVID-19 pandemic and seeing your midwife online?
  • Join one-hour cancer awareness sessions from the Cancer Champions Programme
  • Do you have a public space where you can share a poster?
  • Latest news from Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Follow the latest updates on the Whipps Cross Redevelopment

5 March

In this edition:

  • Positivity Breeds Possibility, a free online concert for young people, Friday 5 March
  • Keeping your children safe around button batteries – a Bengali interpretation
  • New Covid-19 vaccine video for people with a learning disability and autistic people
  • Community and faith leaders agree – get the jab if you’re offered it!
  • Confronting Covid-related Hate Crime
  • Resources to help your mental health and wellbeing

26 February

In this edition

  • We are here with measures in place to protect you from coronavirus
  • “To Jab or Not to Jab”COVID 19, Vaccination & The Black Community
  • Covid-19 vaccination clinics held in Redbridge
  • Catch-up on Barking and Dagenham’s COVID-19 vaccine myth busting Q&A session
  • Psychological first aid training to support children and young people

24 February

In this edition:

  • Dr Uzma Haque writes in the chair’s column this month: Take the Covid-19 vaccine this Ramadan to save lives
  • Covid vaccine update 
  • Videos on the Covid vaccine for you to watch and share
  • Understanding the impact of covid-19 on our disabled residents 
  • Barking and Dagenham Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) ranked fifth in England by Children's Commissioner
  • Updated designs for a new Whipps Cross Hospital
  • Are you a citizen of the EU,EEA or Switzerland?

12 February

In this edition:

  • Barking and Dagenham Public Q&A Session
  • Barts Health NHS Trust: Staying in touch with loved ones 
  • Restoring Hope: Health Equity Festival & Celebration
  • Tacking Inequalities in Maternity: Women’s Forum
  • Improving experiences of BAME patients and Carers from the LGBT Community in Mental Health Services  
  • #VDayCard 
  • Still time to celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month with us!
  • LGBTQ+ call out for help

9 February

 In this edition:

  • How you can help with the Covid vaccine roll out
  • LGBTQ+ History Month 2021 
  • Twenty minutes to better resilience with Dr Radha
  • Hospice launches homeless project to reach out to the most vulnerable people in our community
  • Clinical research volunteering survey
  • Redbridge Vaccination Public Meeting 
  • Register for an online crowdfunding workshop in Havering on 11 February 

2 February

In this edition:

  • A virtual event on COVID-19 for London’s Bangladeshi community
  • Increasing vaccine update in BAME communities   
  • Great resource to help with emotional resilience
  • National HIV Testing Week
  • Whipps Cross Redevelopment Latest News   

29 January

In this edition:

  • LGBT+ History Month 2021 
  • Fertility and the Covid vaccine  
  • Blood testing: COVID-19 lockdown update
  • Coping with Mental Health problems during Coronavirus
  • Volunteering for COVID-19 Vaccination Centres at Barking and Dagenham 

27 January

In this edition:

  • Postal delays
  • Join the Havering Council's public meeting on Covid-19 vaccinations
  • Covid vaccination FAQs
  • 10,000 people receive their first does of the vaccine at Queens

22 January

In this edition:

  • B&D GP chair urges people to take up covid vaccination offer
  • Covid vaccination FAQs
  • Covid vaccination Easyread resources 
  • DoyourbitandbacktheCOVID-19 vaccination programme


20 January

In this edition:

  • Covid vaccine update
  • More languages have been added to range of COVID-19 vaccination materials
  • Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
  • Looking after your mental health
  • Meet parents and carers just like you 
  • Become a Daisy volunteer and help end of life patients
  • Coping with loneliness
  • Are you a citizen of the EU, EEA or Switzerland?  

15 January

In this edition:

  • Red2Green team beats ‘super-stranded’ target
  • Misinformation on social media
  • Covid: Lockdown rules explained in five South Asian languages
  • Lets keep our children safe and healthy
  • Redbridge public meeting on the Covid vaccine
  • Remembering Sally Rose, sadly lost to Covid-19
  • Rough sleeper packs
  • Help is available if you are not okay

12 January

In this edition

  • Covid-19: 'Major incident' declared by London Mayor Sadiq Khan
  • Covid vaccinations  
  • Blood testing: COVID-19 Lockdown update
  • Stay shielded
  • GPs answer the call to help under pressure local hospitals
  • Home-schooling: How to help your child’s online learning
  • Lockdown Learning: How BBC Bitesize can help you learn on TV and online in 2021
  • Tools and resources to help your mental health and wellbeing
  • COVID-19 resources and services in your language
  • Volunteers required in Havering

8 January

In this edition:

  • Are you a parent or carer of a young person struggling with mental health?
  • Redbridge Youth Service Wellbeing Programme 

6 January

In this edition:

  • Covid 19 vaccinations
  • Thank you NHS and thank you London
  • Breast screening – it’s business as usual
  • Videos on flu vaccinations
  • Protect yourself - art work from Havering Youth Council
  • New Year, New Challenge
  • 3-minute survey from Redbridge Public and Voluntary Sectors Partnership
  • Redbridge CVS is recruiting Young Advisors
Page last updated 30 March 2021